Larry Adler provides musical commentary to scenes from London and New York. (1957)
1950s drama about a private eye investigating the mysterious death of actor George Reeves.
Drama set in 1950s America. A TV reporter takes a stand against Senator Joseph McCarthy.
Melvyn Bragg looks back to the 1950s and the heyday of the British seaside holiday.
Melvyn Bragg looks back at when Britain broke free of the burdens of World War II.
Len is joined by Pam Ayres to reminisce about playing on bomb sites and kiss-chase.
Arlene Philips joins Len in a quickstep down memory lane as they reminisce about jazz.
Drama charting the rise to fame of singer Dame Shirley Bassey.
How Pathe captivated audiences with stories from overseas in the age before mass tourism.
Biopic of pin-up queen Bettie Page, who was the target of a Senate investigation.
A look at 1959 albums by Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Charles Mingus and Ornette Coleman.
Video clips for the classroom. Exploring the civil rights movement in the USA.